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Mark Messner

Mark Messner, Director

Mark Messner became President and Chief Executive Officer of Summer Infant, Inc. in July 2016. Mr. Messner brings strong leadership and marketing experience in the juvenile products’ space to Summer Infant. Prior to joining Summer Infant, Mr. Messner was Chief Executive Officer of Artsana USA, Inc. (Chicco), a manufacturer of baby care products under the Chicco brand and subsidiary of Artsana S.p.A. In this role he oversaw all operations for the United States and Canada. Mr. Messner originally joined Artsana USA in 2003 as Vice President of Marketing & Product Development and served as Chief Operating Officer for three years before taking over as Chief Executive Officer in 2012. Mr. Messner began his career in 1991 at Graco Children’s Products, Inc. (now part of Newell Brands), where he held positions of increasing responsibility across marketing, product development and product design, including as Global Product Manager from 2001 until 2003. Mr. Messner received a B.S. from Millersville University.